Any organization - manufacturer, distributor, wholesaler, hospital or other health care organization - interested in adopting and using the HIBCC uniform bar coding system may apply for assignment of one or more Labelller Identification Codes.
The annual fee for manufacturers for the primary identification code is based on the principle of gross sales to the health industry within Europe.
|Total turnover of applicant||1st LIC fee||Sub LIC fee|
|over 125 million EUR||5.000||2.500|
|over 50 million EUR||3.750||1.875|
|over 25 million EUR||2.500||1.250|
|over 5 million EUR||1.500||750|
|over 2 million EUR||1.000||500|
|up to 2 million EUR||500||500|
All prices are in EURO and exclude Value Added Tax.
- Once a parent company in a group has purchased a LIC number, minimum 50-percent subsidiaries are eligible to purchase LIC numbers at the "subsequent LIC fee". Please state first LIC when applying.
- Local health care providers, i.e. hospitals and pharmacies, may purchase LIC's at the rate applicable to applicants having turnovers of up to 5 million EUR.
- The annual renewal fees are payable on each anniversary of the LIC assignment date.
- EHIBCC warrants that, consistent with the HIBC standard, it will not assign any single LIC to more than one licensee. However, EHIBCC does not undertake any obligation as to result, and EHIBCC shall not be liable for any damages resulting from the use of, or inability to use, any LIC or the HIBC standard. Information given may be recorded in a database for use by EHIBCC.
To receive more information on a LIC application use the application form.